Employment Opportunities

All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment System . We do post available job opportunities on this page when they become available with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.  

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Seasonal Program Assistant – Gleaning Program

Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Gleaning Program is looking for a seasonal program assistant. The position is a part time, temporary position, working 20-25 hours per week, with no benefits. The position is available July 1 through December 31, 2021.The position is working outdoors in the fields harvesting on a day-to-day schedule; delivering produce; responding to producers’ needs and other educational activities. Must be able to lift and move up to 75 lbs. Valid, clean driver’s license required; able to and/or willing to learn to drive a 16 ft. truck – No commercial license required. Salary is $15.25 per hour.

If interested email Peggy Kral at pk333@cornell.edu with a letter of interest, resume and contact information.

Deadline for applying is August 31, 2021.

Livestock, Equine, & Dairy Educator

The Livestock/4-H Livestock, Equine & Dairy Educator develops, designs, implements and evaluates educational and applied research programs for livestock producers and 4-H Youth including, but not exclusive to: beef, sheep, swine, equine, dairy and poultry; develops, designs, implements and evaluates educational and applied research programs in the areas of forage production and pasture and manure management. Conducts extension education programs utilizing a variety of informal education methodologies. Makes connections between Cornell and other land grant/research institutions and livestock producers in the Hudson Valley region. This position will require the use of multiple delivery methods and the individual employed must have the ability to manage multiple projects.

All interested candidates must apply online at:

Deadline for applying is September 22, 2021. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

Family & Consumer Sciences Educator

The Family & Consumer Sciences Educator is responsible for providing leadership in planning, implementing, developing, promoting, and evaluating educational programs in the area of human nutrition and foods, health and food safety issues, public health, financial management, family economics, and family well-being that will assist Orange County individuals and families in managing decisions for health and household stability. In conjunction with the Family & Consumer Sciences Issue Leader, develops program objectives and plans within assigned areas of responsibility. Works as a team member in addressing local, regional, and statewide programming priorities. May assist as a multi-association team member in the area of food and nutrition, public health, family economics, and family well-being. Involved in the organizational responsibilities and leadership development, including the direct supervision of staff and grants management. Full-time, 40 hrs. per week, benefits eligible.

All interested candidates must apply online at:

Deadline for applying is Sept. 29, 2021. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.


Peggy Kral
Executive Administrator
845-344-1234 Ext.223

Last updated September 15, 2021